Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Flour, meal, etc.

Flour, meal, etc., the No. 704 import by value totaled $12.85 million for the month of February, $28.63 million through February of 2020, and $214.64 million for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Australia$8.26 M
2Chile$6.85 M
3Brazil$2.82 M
4New Zealand$2.09 M
5Norway$1.82 M
6Canada$1.76 M
7Mexico$1.4 M
8France$861,197
9Germany$571,327
10Argentina$560,499
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $28.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $9,674,036
2Port of Charleston $6,427,851
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,458,498
4Port of Los Angeles $1,519,289
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,165,843
6Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $1,150,223
7Port of New Orleans $1,037,876
8Port of Newark $642,542
9Port of Virginia $609,623
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $578,040

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. decreased 32.08 percent through February to $28.63 million

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. decreased 32.08 percent from $42.16 million to $28.63 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 704 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 625 for the last full year with a total value of $214.64 million, a $32.45 million, 13.13 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 New Zealand and No. 5 Norway. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $8,262,189
2Chile $6,848,277
3Brazil $2,818,590
4New Zealand $2,093,071
5Norway $1,815,303
6Canada $1,759,027
7Mexico $1,403,073
8France $861,197
9Germany $571,327
10Argentina $560,499

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $5,668,667
2Charleston $3,364,949
3San Francisco $1,899,246
4New Orleans $1,097,250
5St. Louis $990,542
6Phoenix/Nogales $544,956
7Detroit $455,321
8Cleveland $376,740
9Pembina, N.D. $205,063
10New York City $144,827

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 10.5 percent compared to last year to $9.67 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 30.98 percent compared to last year to $6.43 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 40.77 percent compared to last year to $3.46 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 232.26 percent compared to last year to $1.52 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 259.04 percent compared to last year to $1.17 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Australia decreased $3.58 million, 30.2 percent, (28.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile decreased $3.31 million, 32.57 percent, (23.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $648,265, 29.87 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 New Zealand decreased $1.95 million, 48.19 percent, (7.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Norway decreased $2.09 million, 53.51 percent, (6.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.27 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $21.84 million of the $28.63 million total.

All totaled, 77.69 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $22.25 million of the $28.63 million total